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First Street Beach

1st Street at Lake Michigan, Manistee, MI
+1 231-723-4051
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Favorite Beach on Lake Michigan

We go to this beach many times a season as we can. There is a pier to walk out to the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

My husband and I love to go to First St Beach. We take our friends and family there all the time to... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Teri S
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1st Street at Lake Michigan, Manistee, MI
+1 231-723-4051
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We go to this beach many times a season as we can. There is a pier to walk out to the lighthouse, great swimming, fishing and a fun little lunch canteen, great parking and 2 kids playgrounds.

3  Thank car0la66
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My husband and I love to go to First St Beach. We take our friends and family there all the time to just relax and to enjoy the beauty of Lake Michigan. They just put fire pits on the beach last summer. Nothing better than...More

1  Thank Teri S
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My spouse and I spent one of the most relaxing days in our getaway right here. For free. California should have city-close beaches so broad, beautiful, and CLEAN. We walked here from the inn where we were staying (The Dempsey Manor B&B, which is the...More

2  Thank Gavvin K
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wish we had planned to stop longer here as it all looked so inviting but we were touring around but I`ve no doubt we will return to this area as it has everything.

Thank eileen j
Reviewed 13 October 2016

You don't even have to pack a cooler, they have a snack bar with everything. You could spend all day here. Beach, basketball, tennis, bands at night. Definitely my favorite place.

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We loved it! Nice, clean beach. Excellent view especially at sunset.Highly recommend to anyone traveling.

1  Thank 735myrah
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lots of clean sand, nice pavilion with snacks to buy, changing rooms and a walk down boardwalk almost to the water, no trudging thru the sand carrying your stuff.

1  Thank ladjro
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Huge sandy beach with slides and swings for the kids. There's a pavilion where u can buy food, drinks, and ice cream. Water is crystal clear, beautiful sunsets.

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this beach a lot with my 10&12 year olds. Sandy water, no rocks hurting your feet. Snack bar had great ice cream. Nice views of the light house and river too.

1  Thank Gina W
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

There were 2 beaches there, we went to the beach further south. It was good sized, no fee to park or to use the beach. Seemed very popular as there were a lot of people there. Restrooms were clean, snack bar and eating area were...More

1  Thank Pookie449
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